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Coronavirus: Quarantined Man Uses Drone To Walk His Dog 🐕

One quarantined man has found out a clever way of using drones to do things outdoors while he stays indoors. He tied his dogs leash to a drone and made the drone take his dog out for a walk. See video of the drone walk in the link below:

We might see drone package delivery services next. AliExpress, Facebook, UPS, DHL…

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Business Technology

5 Top Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Nigerian

In case you think it is only our Aunty Linda Ikeji who is making billions in tech, you need to read this.

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Blockchain Business Society Technology

STEEM Community Old Guard To Begin Great Trek From Steemit.com To Hive.io

The old guard of the STEEM community opposed to the new order of Justin Sun of Tron are preparing for a Great Trek away from Steemit to Hive.io, their new home. Community sources confirm there will be a hard fork away from Steemit on Friday.

Hive.io comes with its own blockchain, the Hive. Snapshots of loyal Steemian accounts have been scheduled. Honey 🍯 drops will be airdropped into such accounts, while accounts of pro Sun Steemians are not likely to get honey.

This reminds me of the Afrikaanar Great Trek to Transvaal after the Afrikaanar defeat in the hands of he British Huitlanders. It also reminds me of the Maoist Long March in China after a major defeat in the hands of Chiang Kai Chek’s Nationalists.

It also reminds me of the May Flower, the Pilgrim Fathers leaving England to settle in America after disagreements with the English monarchy.

I will be watching to see if the special relationship between England and America is replicated between the STEEM and Hive communities. Over and out.

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Technology

Coronavirus: WHO Indicts Banknotes; Urges Use Of Contactless Payments

The World Health Organisation, WHO, has stated that banknotes may be helping spread coronavirus. The global health body states that the virus can live on banknotes for days.

They have therefore urged use of contactless payments. These kinds of payments include Cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others.

The problem is that crypto adoption is not yet widespread. People may have to start taking crash courses in cryptocurrency use and the blockchain.

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Media Technology

Steemit’s Old Guard Recpature Concensus Network As Tron’s Sun Losses Exchange Support

Yesterday, we brought you news that forces aligned with Tron Network’s Justin Sun in a surprise move, took over the Consensus Network of the Steem blockchain, dislodging the top 20 witnesses that lead the online crypto community.

Well, since then there has been a reverse, as 2 of the 3 big exchanges that enabled Sun take over withdrew their critical support.

Binance and Huobi withdrew support, while Poloniex which is more linked to Sun maintained its support for the crypto warrior.

In a Tweet Binance’s CEO, Changpeng Zhao explained that the exchange isn’t really interested in blockchain governance.

This enabled the Steem Old Guard to quickly reelect enough witnesses to nullify Sun’s ⛅ move.

Peace talks, called a virtual townhall meeting, will be held on Friday.

See more details of what went down.

Background

Tron Newtork’s Justin Sun bought crypto site Steemit.com from Ned Scott. But members of the community who hold Steem are resisting the people from Tron in what they see as a hostile takeover or invasion.

These dramatic actions may be delaying the launch of Smart Media Tokens which have the power to bring cryptocurrencies and the media together.